Surgeon General advisory: Youth mental health crisis looms (Los Angeles Times)

Los Angeles Times: Surgeon General advisory: Youth mental health crisis looms . “Symptoms of depression and anxiety have doubled during the pandemic, with 25% of youth experiencing depressive symptoms and 20% experiencing anxiety symptoms, according to [U.S. Surgeon General Vivek H] Murthy’s 53-page advisory. There also appear to be increases in negative emotions or behaviors such as impulsivity and irritability — associated with conditions such as attention deficit hyperactivity disorder or ADHD.”

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